up another advantage to be told, when this goes through, i will lose it, and my sisocial securiy will be damaged thdown the road. you did not have this happen. i have dementia, bipolar come of back surgery i never healed from. my doctor says that i will probably have to stand in line for months afterward to get my pain medication which they only give 30 days at a time. could you help me to understand that a little? guest: think you are referring to the provisions in national reform that deal with medicare advantage. just remember, medicare advantage is the program where private insurers were paid a bonus to take medicare-eligible individuals, mostly elders.